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Sunday, May 31

Floating “Farm Heroes” Party: Free Cruise, Games, Food & Drinks | SF Bay
Floating
Creator of the Candy Crush franchise, King Digital Entertainment, invite you to a floating themed party in the San Francisco Bay, to celebrate the recent launch of ‘Farm Club,’ the biggest ever feature extension to the hit cross-platform game Farm Heroes Saga on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Free, ...
Free Sunday Concert: Armenian Music & Dancing | Golden Gate Park Band
Sunday, May 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Free Sunday Concert: Armenian Music & Dancing | Golden Gate Park Band
In honor of Armenian Independence Day, the Golden Gate Park band will present Armenian music, singing and dancing in the Golden Gate Bandshell.

SF’s Very First “Cat Cafe” Volunteer Day | KitTea
Sunday, May 31 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | KitTea
SF's Very First

San Francisco’s first cat cafe, KitTea, is opening soon and cat lovers are invited to come volunteer at KitTea and Give Me Shelter. They will be hosting volunteer training sessions on Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31, 2015. KitTea will be a Japanese teahouse and cat adoption lounge powered ...

Old South Park: Rare Neighborhood Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Sunday, May 31 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 3rd St and S. Park St.
Old South Park: Rare Neighborhood Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Join a short tour of San Francisco’s first planned community — its ups and downs, fortune, romance, and the infamous ‘2nd Street Cut.’ This tour is offered in May and October only. Location: Meet at the Shell station on 3rd St. between Bryant and Brannan Streets. Public transportation: ...
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley
Sunday, May 31 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Firehouse Art Collective
Mixed Media Mixer: Art, Music, Photo & Video Showcase | Berkeley

The Mixed Media Mixer is a monthly event with the goal of bringing artists across many platforms together with the intention of collaboration. A new collection of Bay Area artists, musicians, photographers and videographers come together every last Sunday of the month at the Firehouse Art Events Hangar. Bring ...

Win Tix: 5th Annual San Francisco Green Film Festival | Roxie Theater The SF Green Film Festival presents the San Francisco Premiere of ‘Divide in Concord‘ and discover the story of environmental hero Jean Hill who started a revolution against the sale of plastic water bottles. Part of the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival, May 28-June 3, bringing you 60 ...

Monday, June 1

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, June 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin.

Tuesday, June 2

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| Legion of Honor
Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but on the first Tuesday of each month admission is free (special ...

de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, June 2 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission to general galleries; special exhibition fees still apply
| de Young Museum
de Young Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Founded in 1895 in Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum is a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. The museum was ...

Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day
Tuesday, June 2 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
Conservatory of Flowers: Free Admission Day

Whether you’re a native San Franciscan, a visitor from the other side of the world, or a budding botanist, the Conservatory of Flowers offers an intimate, up-close experience with over 1,700 species of rare, exotic and endangered plants from more than 50 different countries. Opened ...

Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch
Tuesday, June 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Museum of Craft and Design
Free Admission Day: Museum of Craft and Design | Dogpatch

Enjoy free admission to the Museum of Craft and Design on the first Tuesday of every month. After six years in Union Square and two years of pop-ups, the Museum of Craft & Design opened up their permanent location in the Dogpatch. Rather than featuring paintings or traditional ...

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, June 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Style Wars Discussion: “California Cool” | Tenderloin
Tuesday, June 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAQ [Project] Space
Style Wars Discussion:
“California Cool”: Why is it that certain forms of composure, and lifestyle seem eminently more possible in the California sun, outside the shadows of a place like New York? This conversation asks how space and style inform each other, and how ‘California’ has come earn ...
The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa
The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress by pre-selected solo artists, ...

Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar
Tuesday, June 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Wood Shoppe Free Concert Series | Brick & Mortar

Wood Shoppe is a free monthly music series at Brick & Mortar Music Hall taking place every first Tuesday of the month. Get exposed to local and national emerging artists without the pressure of a cover charge. $3 Trumer Pils and $5 Sailor Jerry cocktails ...

Win Tix: Tuesdays w/ the T Sisters: Cabaret Concert Series Opening | Oakland
Tuesday, June 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets to the June 2, 2015 show at Leo's. Regular cost, $7.
| Leo's Music Club
The first four Tuesdays this June the T Sisters, a vocally driven contemporary folk band hailing from Oakland, will be performing in a residency with a cabaret twist in Oakland at Leo’s Music Club. Every Tuesday will feature a different theme, lots of surprises and special guests including members ...

Wednesday, June 3

Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF
Wednesday, June 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Capital One 360 Café
Free Belgian Waffle Wednesday | SF

Join b.street waffles for their monthly Free Waffle Wednesday at the Capital One 360 Café in the Financial District and enjoy a complimentary waffle from 9-11 am, or while they last. These Belgian-style street waffles come in tasty flavors like TCHO chocolate, maple-bacon, salted caramel and many ...

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, June 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by two of San Francisco’s fastest rising stars: Zack Chapaloni and Joe Gorman, Kozy Kar Bar presents The Dirty Show w/ Zack & Joe. This standup comedy show features a wide variety of all types of humor, combining local and television talent at 8 pm ...

Thursday, June 4

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, June 4 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin
Thursday, June 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lower Polk / Gulch Corridor
Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin

The Upper TL Art Walk makes 15-20 galleries available late night to the public for an art walk every first Thursday from 6-10 pm. This is not a bar crawl. Each location is either a traditional gallery or a retail space with room dedicated to ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, June 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF
Thursday, June 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cyprian’s
Free Community Veggie Dinner: Fresh Garden & Farmers Market Meal | SF

All are welcome to a free community-created dinner gleaned from the USF Garden and neighborhood farmers’ markets. Eat with others in a communal setting at this free vegetarian dinner gathering. The dinner takes place the first Thursday of every month at 6 pm at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and is ...

One-Night-Only Conceptual Art Journey | Tenderloin
Thursday, June 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SFAQ [Project] Space
One-Night-Only Conceptual Art Journey | Tenderloin
DBZ Presents: Spelunking for Success: A visual seminar on becoming a better stroke. For this one night event, the audience will be taken on a three part journey through the cavernous bowels of pataphysical remorse and solitude, excited states of infomercial mania, and monolithic pamphlet dispersal. DBZ ...
Shipwreck: Six Writers Destroy “Jurassic Park” | The Booksmith
Shipwreck: Six Writers Destroy
Welcome, Shipsters, to San Francisco’s premier literary erotic fanfiction event. Six Great Writers destroy six notable characters from one Great Book on the first Thursday of every month at our home base, the Booksmith in San Francisco. This month it’s Jurassic Park. Fics are blind-read by our ...

Friday, June 5

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, June 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Over 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus ...

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, June 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland
Friday, June 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies: Burlesque & Creepy Puppet Show | Oakland

You had us at “burlesque” and “creepy puppets.” As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, June 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: San Francisco’s Cultural History | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: San Francisco's Cultural History | SF
This series brings in multi-generational and culturally diverse voices to share San Francisco’s cultural history and heritage, storytelling, and present-day perspective about San Francisco’s rapidly changing demographics and culture. Live music, lively discussions, games, street art, poetry, and dance will be presented in spaces throughout the ...
100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland
Friday, June 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Great Wall of Oakland
100 Foot Tall Film Night | The Great Wall of Oakland

For special events, and on every first Friday during Oakland Art Murmur, the Great Wall of Oakland, a 100 ′x 100′ projection installation, illuminates the Uptown District with cutting-edge motion art from around the world. The Great Wall of Oakland is located at the corner ...